Len Fasano

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont is expected to reveal his revamped transportation infrastructure plan soon. Republicans opposed his initial plan because it included highway tolls. Now they are taking a wait and see approach.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont says passage of a state bond package is being held up by negotiations with lawmakers on his revised transportation infrastructure plan.

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The Republican minority in the Connecticut General Assembly has detailed its legislative agenda for the year. It includes proposals aimed at privatizing some government functions including at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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Now the latest in a squabble between two Connecticut politicians: Senate Republican President Len Fasano and the Democratic mayor of New Haven, Toni Harp. Harp criticized Fasano on Friday after he suggested a state audit of the city’s finances.

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

Richard Robinson has become the first African-American chief justice of Connecticut. The 60-year-old associate justice of the State Supreme Court was unanimously confirmed by the State Senate, 36-0, on Thursday. He was confirmed by the House on Monday.

Robinson, a Stratford resident, who has served on the Connecticut bench for the past 18 years, received praise from both sides of the aisle. State Senate Republican President Len Fasano says he was impressed by Robinson’s judicial philosophy that the courts should treat everyone fairly.

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